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[reviews]

Greg Kwok-Keung Leong

Australia

Belinda Wright


GREG KWOK-KEUNG LEONG, Australian (Red) My Mother's Bridal Ensemble, 1999, silk embroidered robes.

'Remembering Chinese', an exhibition of symbolic textile pieces by Asian-Australian artist Greg Kwok-Keung Leong, is a display of work that exemplifies paradox and contradiction in many of its elements, not least the title of the show. The textile objects - items of clothing such as gowns, camisoles and footwear - reference the specific cultural identity and history of ancient China, but are used subversively in the exhibition as an assertion of theā€¦

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